This year’s 31st issue of Shogakukan’s Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine is revealing that Hiromu Arakawa’s Silver Spoon manga will return in the next issue on July 5, 2017. The series went on hiatus in September 2016 after having just resumed in August 2016.
The series also returned from an eight-month hiatus in January 2016.
Yen Press has announced that it will publish Takahiro’s new Hinowa ga Yuku! (Hinowa Conquers!) manga starting with the first chapter as it debuts in Japan. Yen Press will release the series under the title Hinowa ga CRUSH!, and it will release the first chapter on June 26, 2017.
The publisher describes the story: “In the war torn Wakoku, Hinowa is aiming to be the hero of her turbulent times! The curtain rises on this chronicle of civil war…”
The manga will launch with strelka’s art in the July 2017 issue of Square Enix’s Monthly Big Gangan magazine on June 24, 2017.
This year’s 30th issue of Kodansha’s Young Magazine is revealing the title of Shuuichi Shigeno’s new manga series. The series is titled MF Ghost, and the manga will launch in Summer 2017.
The series will take place in the 2020s, when self-driving cars are ubiquitous in Japan. The series will feature a genius driver who goes back to Japan after graduating top of his or her class at a racing school in England.
This year’s 30th issue of Kodansha’s Young Magazine is revealing that Kenshi Hirokane will publish two new chapters for his Hello Hari-nezumi (Hello Hedgehog) manga in the magazine’s 32nd and 33rd issues on July 10, 2017 and on July 15, 2017, respectively.
Hello Hari-nezumi is Hirokane’s debut manga. He launched it in July 1980 in the first ever issue of Young Magazine, where it ran until 1996. The manga centers on the various cases of protagonist Gorō Nanase, a detective in the “Akatsuka Detective Agency” in the Lower Akatsuka neighborhood in Tokyo’s Itabashi ward.
This year’s 30th issue of Kodansha’s Young Magazine is revealing that writer Muneyuki Kaneshiro and artist Akeji Fujimura, the duo behind the As the Gods Will manga, will launch a new manga titled Gnoshros in the magazine’s next issue on July 3, 2017. The magazine describes the manga as centering on humans 30,0000 years in the past.
In addition, Tatsuya Shihara is also launching a new manga titled Basilisk – Ōka Ninpō-chō (Basilisk – The Ōka Ninja Scrolls) in the magazine’s 34th issue on July 24, 2017. The manga is an adaptation of Masaki Yamada’s spinoff novels of Futaroh Yamada and Masaki Segawa’s Basilisk manga.
Crunchyroll has announced that it has added the following anime titles to its catalog:
- Eureka Seven (available in the U.S. and Canada)
- Soul Eater (available in the U.S. and Canada)
- Attack on Titan: Junior High (available in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, and South Africa)
- Casshern Sins (available in the U.S. and Canada)
- Doamayger-D (available in the U.S., Canada, U.K.., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Iceland, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark)
All five titles began streaming on June 22, 2017.
Anime Expo has announced that Production I.G president and CEO Mitsuhisa Ishikawa, director and character designer Kazuto Nakazawa, and producer Rui Kuroki will be guests at their upcoming convention. They will appear at the Production I.G panel on July 1, 2017 and the FLCL 2 & 3 panel on July 2, 2017.
Ishikawa graduated college and worked at Tatsunoko Productions before founding the spinoff studio Production I.G (then known as I.G Tatsunoko) in 1987. He has served as the producer or executive producer for Attack on Titan, FLCL, Blood: The Last Vampire, Ghost in the Shell, Psycho-Pass, xxxHOLiC, Haikyu!!, A Letter to Momo, and Miss Hokusai.
Nakazawa directed and animated the Kill Bill Chapter 3: The Origin of O-Ren segment of Kill Bill: Vol. 1, and animated the Linkin Park music video for “Breaking the Habit. He also served as character designer for Samurai Champloo, Terror in Resonance, House of Five Leaves, and DAYS.
Kuroki worked with Nakazawa on Kill Bill Chapter 3: The Origin of O-Ren. His animation producer credits include Psycho-Pass, Kuroko’s Basketball, Bungaku Shōjo, and Blue Spring Ride.
Anime Expo will be taking place July 1-4, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. In addition, the convention will formally include a preview night a day before on June 30, 2017.